Cellist Marie-Aline Cadieux, Professor of Music at Kutztown University (PA) and adjunct cello instructor at Lebanon Valley College, has performed across Europe, but has become an established presence in the Mid-Atlantic chamber music scene since moving to the area in 1999.
She served for many years as Principal Cellist for the Illinois Symphony and Illinois Chamber Orchestra, as well as festival orchestras including those at Aspen, the Blossom Music Festival, and Great Music West, traveling Broadway shows, and dance companies such as the Mark Morris Dance Group. In addition, she has toured extensively with the Kirkland Piano Trio, and performed with the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra.
She received her Master of Music Degree and also her Graduate Certificate in Performance from Northwestern University where she studied with Hans Jørgen Jensen. She earned her Doctor of Musical Arts at Ohio State University, studying with Alexander Technique teacher and cellist William Conable. Other influences include Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Ko Iwasaki, and Harvey Shapiro.